MCL - Section 286.219

THE INSECT PEST AND PLANT DISEASE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 189 of 1931


286.219 Barberry, mahonia or mahoberberis bushes subject to black stem rust of small grains; destruction; rules.

Sec. 19.

     It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm or corporation to keep upon their premises or upon any premises under their control or charge any barberry, mahonia or mahoberberis bushes, which are subject to the attack of black stem rust of small grains. If the commissioner of agriculture or his assistants, shall find upon any premises any mahonia, mahoberberis or barberry varieties of species subject to the black stem rust of small grains, they are hereby authorized to destroy the same without indemnity to the property owner. The commissioner of agriculture is hereby authorized to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the sale, distribution, transportation or planting of barberry, mahonia and mahoberberis plants or parts thereof and seeds and the movement, planting or growing of black stem rust susceptible species and varieties of barberry, mahonia or mahoberberis shall be deemed a violation of this act.


History: 1931, Act 189, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1933, Act 246, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1933 ;-- CL 1948, 286.219 ;-- Am. 1955, Act 255, Eff. Oct. 14, 1955
Admin Rule: R 285.617.1 of the Michigan Administrative Code.